On Tuesday, Babajide Sanwo-Olu was proclaimed winner of the Lagos governorship primary conducted by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
APC chairman in Lagos, Tunji Balogun, announced that incumbent, Akinwunmi Ambode polled 72,901 votes, while Sanwo-Olu got a mind blowing 970,851 votes.
In a statement signed by the Director General, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Campaign Organisation (BOSCO), Tayo Ayinde, Sanwo-Olu expressed gratitude to all who voted for him.
“We hereby unreservedly express our gratitude to our faithful members for the loyalty, commitments and determination to our great party by participating in the direct gubernatorial primary election in Lagos State on the 2nd of October 2018.
“In the same vein, we also like to appreciate the overwhelming moral supports received from non members of our great party during the exercise.
“Our sincere appreciation also goes to President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and all the leaders of our great party for holding true tenet of democracy.
“To all my party faithful members and 970,851 people who voted overwhelmingly for me during governorship primary election yesterday in Lagos, you all deserve my profound appreciation. You are the hero of our democracy. Thank you once again,” the statement read.